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Rearview Mirror: Prince of Wales visited Hawaii, surfed with Duke

  • COURTESY SHERATON WAIKIKI HOTEL HISTORICAL ROOM 
                                Edward, the Prince of Wales, wearing a Moana shirt, took to the sea in Duke Kahanamoku’s outrigger canoe in 1920.

    COURTESY SHERATON WAIKIKI HOTEL HISTORICAL ROOM

    Edward, the Prince of Wales, wearing a Moana shirt, took to the sea in Duke Kahanamoku’s outrigger canoe in 1920.

  • COURTESY SHERATON WAIKIKI HOTEL HISTORICAL ROOM 
                                Duke Kahanamoku, right, pushes Prince Edward into a wave.

    COURTESY SHERATON WAIKIKI HOTEL HISTORICAL ROOM

    Duke Kahanamoku, right, pushes Prince Edward into a wave.

  • COURTESY SHERATON WAIKIKI HOTEL HISTORICAL ROOM 
                                Kahanamoku gave the prince canoe rides and surfing lessons.

    COURTESY SHERATON WAIKIKI HOTEL HISTORICAL ROOM

    Kahanamoku gave the prince canoe rides and surfing lessons.

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